Browsing All Posts published on »May, 2012«

Life span in Iran increased by 14 years since Islamic Revolution

May 31, 2012

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Life span in Iran has increased by 14 years since the Islamic Revolution, Deputy Minister of Healthcare Hassan Imami Razavi said, Fars reported. Razavi noted that the medium life span in Iran has been growing rapidly, and so far has reached 72,5 years. He said that the Islamic Republic has developed a lot after the […]

62 percent of Iran’s best Olympiad students left country – newspaper

May 29, 2012

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Islamic Republic’s best students who participated in International Olympiads have left the country, Sharg newspaper reported. According to the newspaper, who published an article on frontpage, 62 percent of Iranian students have left the country for other developed countries such as the U.S. and Canada. The newspaper says from 1993 to 2007, 140 of 225 […]

Iran sets up an alternative for SWIFT for money transactions

May 29, 2012

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Since Iran’s Central Bank has been banned from using Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), the Islamic Republic announced they now have an alternative system implemented, according to Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Mahmoud Bahmani. He said the new system has already been activated and that it tends to substitute SWIFT. Whether it […]

Experts: Iran unwilling to sell oil at low prices, and cannot use foreign oil tankers as well

May 21, 2012

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Iran has so far been unwilling to sell oil at rock bottom prices to free up its storage space and keep country’s oil fields producing at current rates, Senior fellow at Nanyang Technological University’s S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, James M. Dorsey told Trend. The statistics published late last week by both IEA and […]

“Arab states to desist from direct involvement even if Israel joins U.S. in attacking Iran”

May 12, 2012

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The Arab governments would desist from direct involvement if Israeli forces join the US strike on Iran, expert on South Asian and Middle East Studies, research scholar at the University of Texas at Austin Saif Shahin said.

EU advisor: With sanctions Iran’s international trade has become risky

May 12, 2012

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With imposed sanctions, Iran's international trade has become risky, EU economic advisor Mehrdad Emadi said.

Month of May – a turning point for Iran

May 5, 2012

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Month of May can be considered a turning point for Iran, as this month Islamic Republic prepares to hold two talks in two different countries, regarding its nuclear program. First on May 13-14, Iran will host talks with the IAEA in Vienna, regarding Islamic Republic’s nuclear program and its technical aspects. Iran’s Representative to the […]

Iran starts making own anti-virus software

May 3, 2012

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Iran has started making its own anti-virus software, Assistant Professor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering University of Shiraz, Mohammad Hossein Sheikhi said, ISNA reported. The software is being developed by Iranian experts from Shiraz Computer Emergency Response Team of APA (Academic Protection and Awareness) of Iran. APA centers started operation in 2007 with […]

Iran-IAEA talks to focus on three aspects, nuclear program to continue

May 2, 2012

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Iran's Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran to continue developing its nuclear program in peaceful purposes.